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Joseph M Godwin (1827 - 1900)

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Joseph M Godwin
Born in Kingwood, West Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about (to about ) in Preston Co., West Virginiamap
Husband of — married in Preston Co., West Virginiamap
Died in Kingwood, West Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Jan 2017
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Joe was 9 when his family moved to Barbour Co. WV He was a clerk in The Mercantile House of L.A. Haynes &CO in Kingwood WV He enlisted in Co.O 6th (W)VA infantry as a Captain. and commanded the Co until discharged Dec 19 1864 in Wheeling WV Served as Postmaster for 7 years Appointed Notary and Commissioner of Accounts of Preston Co. and United States Pension Attorney Died of heart failure @ age 73


  • WV Census 1850

family records History of Preston CY Hu Maxwell 1899 page 16, 17

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